Juffair is one of the most vibrant and bustling neighborhoods in the entire Kingdom of Bahrain. It is located in the southwest of Manama the capital and enjoys a coastline on the Arabian Gulf of more than 2000 square meters. So if you are searching for a place that offers all the services you may need, and if you want to settle in a vibrant location near all restaurants, cafes, and bars, Juffair should be on top of your list of choices.
Juffair is a suburban area where you will never feel bored as it has an endless range of activities and places to hang out, especially when it comes to nightlife.
For shopping, Juffair Mall is the most remarkable shopping destination where you can find LULU Hyper Market, Centerpoint, Golden Gallery for Fragrances, Muktha Cinema, and more! There are also Murjan Shopping Center in Juffair which includes a large supermarket, a restaurant, Post Office, and Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf coffee shop. Moreover Al Raya Mall Shopping Center is a destination you'd like to head to a lot in Juffair.
Bahrain's largest mosque and one of the largest mosques in the world, Al Fateh Grand Mosque, is located in Juffair. The mosque has the capacity to accommodate over 7,000 worshippers at a time, and it also houses the new National Library.
There is a new commercial road in Juffair called Al Shabab Road that houses many restaurants and retail outlets, such as McDonald's, Chili's, Nando's, Asian Zyng, Dairy Queen, Hardee's, Starbucks, Abraj Grills, and Burger King, etc.
If you ask for a recommendation for a night out in Bahrain, Juffair is the first word you'd hear. Juffair is very popular for its wild nightlife, clubs, and bars, and that's mainly because it is close to the American base and inhabited by Non-Arabs. Many bars such as The Black Cave are located in Juffair's American Alley. Juffair has too many 4-star hotels and most of them have their own nightclubs.
Juffair houses one of the greatest medical edifices in the entire kingdom of Bahrain, which is Bahrain Specialist hospital. This enormous hospital provides more than 25 medical specialties, in addition to nutrition and health sciences, psychiatric and dental care, and plastic surgery. Other nearby medical facilities are Serene Psychiatry Hospital and Elite Medical Center.
Juffair is home to a range of administrative offices and headquarters such as the Bahrain Society of Engineers, Bahrain’s Ministry of Islamic Affairs, the Central Informatics Organization, and embassies of Nepal and Indonesia. Moreover, American Navy Base in Bahrain is located in Juffair, which impacted the area by the construction and developments of companies working in the area; the workers in the naval base present a remarkable percentage of the area’s population.
Juffair also comprises institutes like the Religious Institute and Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance. As for sports clubs, there are Manama Sports Club, Al Orouba Club, Bahrain Tennis Club, and Al Najmah Sports Club.
Juffair offers a diversity of three-four- and five-star hotels as well as motels and luxurious full serviced apartments. You will find Residence Inn by Marriott Manama Juffair, Ramada by Wyndham Bahrain, Elite Crystal Hotel, Gulf Hotel Bahrain Convention and Spa, The K Hotel, Ramee Palace Hotel, and the list goes on.
There is a fair share of schools situated in Juffair such as Bahrain School; which is the only United States Department of Defense school in the GCC region, New Generation Private School, and Modern Knowledge School. As for the younger kids, there are also some great preschools and nurseries in Juffair.
With all of what Juffair can offer, it is therefore so logical that Juffair is the most active property market in Bahrain. Here's to mention that it is one of the Bahraini kingdom’s freehold areas, which means non-Bahraini citizens are allowed to buy properties in Juffair. The percentage rates of profitability that comes out of real estate investment in Juffair range between 8% and 40% in case of selling a property. The area enjoys the most liberal business environment, with zero taxation for private companies as well as the free repatriation of capital. So if you have a villa for rent in Juffair, you should immediately start considering making an investment out of it!
Your landlord can ask for one or up to three months’ rent in advance – one of which will serve as your security deposit, and you will receive back in full at the end of your contract, provided you do not damage the furnishings or property. After paying your deposit and the first few months’ rent, you can choose to pay it monthly, quarterly, or even yearly.
Furnished villas usually are inclusive EWA – meaning your landlord will pay the electricity and water bills, as well as the municipal rental tax, which is 10% of your rent.
The Bahraini Lease Law states that the rent cannot be increased unless the tenant has been living in the property for two years. The level of increase is 5% for residential leases and 7% for all other leases. The rent cannot be increased more than 5 times during the term of the lease. The landlord must provide a minimum of 3-month written notice in advance if he/she is going to increase the rent price.
A fully furnished villa for rent in Juffair with four bedrooms starts at 900 BHD per month, while the rental price of a five-bedroom villa (fully furnished) starts from 1100 BHD per month.